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The Pressures Driving Adaptive Re-Use and Silicon Valley’s Strange Reverse Commute

techcrunch.com — Given Google's recent purchase of a building on the Embarcadero and the city's move to effectively block Pinterest from relocating its headquarters into a specially-zoned building in the design district, I wanted to point out a few things. San Francisco is now at record employment levels after adding 60,000 jobs over the last four years.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @JoshConstine: Why do we reverse commute from homes in SF to offices in the South Bay? Obsolete regulations. @kimmaicutler explains: techcrunch.com/2014/07/22/the…

Jul 23, 2014

Why do we reverse commute from homes in SF to offices in the South Bay? Obsolete regulations. @kimmaicutler explains: techcrunch.com/2014/07/22/the…

Jul 23, 2014

RT @TechCrunch: The Pressures Driving Adaptive Re-Use and Silicon Valley's Strange Reverse Commute techcrunch.com/2014/07/22/the… by @kimmaicutler

Jul 22, 2014

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Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen To Talk Philanthropy, Open-Source Education At Disrupt SF 2014

techcrunch.com — Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen is the founder and president of the Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation, a private operating foundation that functions as a philanthropic innovation lab. The foundation's mission is to inspire, educate and empower people to give in a way that matters more.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @TechCrunch: Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen To Talk Philanthropy, Open-Source Education At Disrupt SF 2014 techcrunch.com/2014/07/22/lau… by @alexia

Jul 22, 2014

RT @TechCrunch: Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen To Talk Philanthropy, Open-Source Education At Disrupt SF 2014 techcrunch.com/2014/07/22/lau… by @alexia

Jul 22, 2014

RT @TechCrunch: Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen To Talk Philanthropy, Open-Source Education At Disrupt SF 2014 techcrunch.com/2014/07/22/lau… by @alexia

Hands On With The Amazon Fire Phone

techcrunch.com — Announced last month, the Amazon Fire Phone is the company's first attempt at mobile hardware. Like its cousins in the Kindle Fire line of tablets, it runs a fork of Android and gives you quick access to everything in Amazon's large (and growing) content library.

POP Gets $700K To Make Prototyping Apps Easy, Releases Second Version

techcrunch.com — POP, an app that lets developers quickly turn paper sketches into prototypes for mobile apps, has raised an angel round of $700,000 from ZPark, Golden Gate Ventures, 500 Startups (which POP participated in last year) , and other investors.
Jul 23, 2014

Tech Crunch: POP Gets $700K To Make Prototyping Apps Easy, Releases Second Version owl.li/2Kzf6r

Sunrise Raises $6 Million From Balderton And Others To Build The Perfect Calendar

techcrunch.com — A year and a half after launching its first calendar app, Sunrise is raising a $6 million Series A round from Balderton Capital and existing investors - Bernard Liautaud is joining the board. The company had previously raised $2.2 million.
Jul 22, 2014

Exclusive: @pierrevalade is now going to the beach to celebrate raising $6 million for @sunrise. techcrunch.com/2014/07/22/sun…

Jul 22, 2014

RT @romaindillet: Sunrise Raises $6 Million From Balderton And Others To Build The Perfect Calendar ift.tt/1A1seMW by me

Jul 22, 2014

Sunrise Raises $6 Million From Balderton And Others To Build The Perfect Calendar ift.tt/1A1seMW by me

Jul 22, 2014

I love Sunrise but I expected them to get acqui-hired at this point rather than raise more money > techcrunch.com/2014/07/22/sun…

Fanboy Targeting: Facebook Advertisers Can Now Choose What Mobile Devices Their Ads Appear On

techcrunch.com — Which mobile device you use says a lot about your buying habits. That's why Facebook has begun allowing advertisers to select which devices and operating systems their Facebook mobile ads appear on. This lets Android app developers avoid wasting money advertising to iPhone users, and lets luxury brands target people with iPads.
Jul 23, 2014

FB launched ad targeting by device in 2012. I said model targeting would come techcrunch.com/2012/10/30/fac… Now it's here techmeme.com/#a140723p2

Apple Has Paid $20 Billion To iOS Devs, Half Of It In The Past Year

techcrunch.com — A quick update for those keeping track of how well the iOS developer money train is chugging along: as of their earnings call this morning, Apple has paid out over $20 billion dollars to iOS developers.
Jul 22, 2014

RT @TechCrunch: Apple Has Paid $20 Billion To iOS Devs, Half Of It In The Past Year techcrunch.com/2014/07/22/app… by @grg

Jul 22, 2014

Again, Apple paid $20B to iOS devs, with that figure ramping up. (Around $10B paid out in the last year.) bit.ly/1twVoie

China Drove Big iPhone And iPad Sales For Apple During Q3 2014

techcrunch.com — Apple's earnings are out, and there's a narrative contained therein of the emerging importance of China and BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries in general - the company revealed to the FT that iPhone sales are up 55 percent year over year in the BRIC nations, and Chinese iPhone sales are up 48 percent, with the iPad sales in that country rising 51 percent year over year despite falling slightly globally.
Jul 22, 2014

China is an important piece to watch for Apple. Tim Cook was surprised by growth there. techcrunch.com/2014/07/22/chi…

TC Cribs: A Trip To BarkBox HQ, Where Dogs Rule

techcrunch.com — We definitely dig dog-friendly companies here at TechCrunch Cribs, so when we were in New York City recently, we swung by for a tour of an office where pooches are definitely welcome: Bark & Co., the startup known for its BarkBox monthly subscription service of treats and toys for dogs and other pet-related ventures.
Jul 22, 2014

I don't know why everyone's talking about Apple when this is obviously the must-read of the afternoon? techcrunch.com/2014/07/22/tc-…